Why You Should Be Setting Goals And Not Expectations

Expectations always seem to lead to disappointment because reality isn’t usually the perfect situation that we envisaged. But that doesn’t mean we haven’t achieved something. That’s why goals are the best thing to set- they give us direction and something attainable so that we recognise we’re making progress, leading to a positive attitude. In order…

LIFE LESSONS THAT GOSSIP GIRL HAS TAUGHT US

You’re lying if you say you haven’t watched every season of Gossip Girl, back to front, at least twice, and if you haven’t then you need to start. The polished lives of the elite, fortune, glamour, ridiculous social lives for 16-year-olds… it’s all in there. Class differences, high school friendship dynamics and relationships fill the…

Why Finding Yourself Will Never Work

We have all, at some point, grappled with the question of who we are. But in asking ourselves ‘Who am I?’ we’re missing the point. The question should be ‘Who do I want to be?’ Travel guides thrive on our nagging need to ‘find ourselves’ via exploration of a far away land; education pokes us…

Why ‘Relationship Goals’ Could Be Ruining Your Chances

I’m forever seeing posts about ‘relationship goals’, what he should be doing, what she should, what it means if they do this or that. And it’s grinding everyone down. You could be the happiest you’ve ever been and in a stable, healthy relationship but as soon as you open Twitter you become a paranoid wreck…

3 Excuses To Restock On Make Up

Are you bored with same old products? Fancy a change and a confidence boost? Here are 3 totally realistic reasons you can tell yourself when you check your bank balance!

Practice What You Preach: It’s Only A Man’s World If We Let It Be

I hear countless stories about missed career opportunities and years of living out someone else’s dream in order to keep up a relationship or their partner happy. When really, we only get one shot at life and we need to make it ours. As powerful women surge up the career ladder, we begin to realise that, thankfully, relying on…